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Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania

$59.95 GST

A striking book by talented Tasmanian photographer and author Andrew Wilson titled Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania.

The beautiful hard-cover 240 page book contains photographs and stories of colourful old sailors, and fishermen and shipwrights from our beautiful and rugged island state, along with scenic shots of Tasmania’s world-famous coastline.

Includes stories on:

  • Bern Cuthbertson re-enacted Bass and Flinders’ famous circumnavigation of Tasmania on a scale version of the Norfolk;
  • a west coast saw miller in Strahan whose family has harvested the wonderful boat building timber,
  • the Huon Pine, for 3 generations;
  • a 5th generation of shipwrights in Port Cygnet, the Wilson Bros, who are currently restoring the stunning 8 meter classic Varg.

All together there are 14 Old Sea Dogs profiled in the book and many more stories relating to boatbuilding and fishing.

Hardback : 204 Pages

SKU : P6028

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